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The breeds of sphinxes that are now popular are modern cats, but they also had distant ancestors. Natural, natural mutations among cats have been observed over the past hundred years, and most likely they happened much earlier. Pictures of a Mexican hairless cat appeared in the Book of the Cat magazine, published back in 1903 by Franz Simpson. He wrote, they were a brother and a sister who were given away by the Indians, who assured us that they were the last cats of the Aztecs, and they were bred only in Mexico City. But no one was interested in them, and they sunk into oblivion.
Other cases of the appearance of hairless cats were noted in France, Morocco, Australia, and Russia. Continue reading
Height at the withers: 15-25 cm.
Weight: cats 3.5 – 5.5 kg. Cats 2.5 – 4 kg.
Life expectancy: 13-18 years.
Canadian Sphynx, breed description
Photo: Canadian Sphinxes. Russian Federation
Feline “butterfly” in the fold. When you first see the Canadian Sphinx, the first thing that strikes is the look of the lemon-shaped eyes, and huge, wing-like butterflies, ears. Continue reading